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Abengoa’s solar thermal plant Xina Solar One, awarded in the Industry Awards of the African Utility Week in South Africa

Abengoa (MCE: ABG.B), the international company that applies innovative technology solutions for sustainability in the infrastructure, energy and water sectors, was awarded, thanks to the solar thermal plant Xina Solar One, in the fifth edition of the Industry Awards, which were held during the 18th annual African Utility Week. [...]

Egypt’s Concentrated Solar Power plant to train African scientists

The first training programme in the field of solar power for researchers from Africa and the Middle East is set to launch next September. The programme, offered by the Academy of Scientific Research and Technology in Egypt, will take place at the Multipurpose Applications by Thermodynamic Solar (MATS) plant. The [...]

2018-05-24T12:31:16+00:00 24-05-2018|Categories: BREAKING NEWS, NEWS, Sin categoría, Top News|Tags: , |

Researchers Work to Develop High-Temperature Concentrated Solar Power System

The Department of Energy will award 10.5 million dollars to Sandia National Laboratories for the research and design of a highly efficient and less expensive solar energy system. The aim of the study is to refine a particular type of utility-scale solar energy technology in which mirrors are used to [...]

REslag, Energy Storage for Concentrated Solar Power

RESLAG is a European project that develops solutions for the valorisation of steel slag through 4 eco-innovative industrial alternative applications that will be proved in 4 large scale demonstration pilots. Slag as Thermal Energy Storage system feedstock for Concentrated Solar Power applications. RESLAG project aims to remove the constrains that [...]

The challenges and potential rewards of transitioning to concentrated solar power to desalinate seawater

Freshwater shortages are projected to increase in our hotter and more crowded future. Already, 150 countries desalinate seawater, using fossil fuels. But supplying an ever-increasing basic need with non-renewable fuels creates a growing threat, according to Dr. Diego-César Alarcón-Padilla, who heads up SolarPACES Task VI at the Solar Desalination Unit [...]

EDF talk on Morocco 800 MW NOOR Midelt Concentrated Solar Power+PV hybrid solar project

The Noor Midelt project is one of the initiatives under the Noor Solar Plan, which aims at producing a total capacity of 2,000 MW by 2020. The first phase of Noor Midelt is expected to consist of two 400MW hybrid concentrated solar power (CSP) and photovoltaic (PV) plants. For each [...]

2018-05-22T12:04:24+00:00 22-05-2018|Categories: BREAKING NEWS, NEWS, Sin categoría, Top News|Tags: , , , , , , |

Brazil’s Eletrosul to test Concentrated Solar Power technology

Brazil's Eletrosul will trial concentrating solar power (CSP) technology via a 250-kW project in the town of Caputera, the company, which is controlled by state-run energy group Eletrobras, said on Friday. The BRL-16.5-million (USD 4.4m/EUR 3.8m) project is supported by the Research and Development Programme of Brazil's power sector [...]

Concentrated Solar Power Technology (DSG+Concrete TES ) has been Commercialized in China

Rising up from the countryside in Zhangbei county, 260km to the northwest of Beijing is a unique CSP plant. With 170,000㎡Fresnel solar field, 720MWh(th) concrete TES system and 15MWe steam turbine system, it wows people all over the Chinese CSP industry. Huaqiang TeraSolar I 15MW CSP Plant is developed by [...]

2018-05-21T19:38:19+00:00 21-05-2018|Categories: BREAKING NEWS, NEWS, Sin categoría, Top News|Tags: , , |

Sandia will compete to build a high temperature concentrated solar power pilot plant

Sandia National Laboratories will receive $10.5 million from the Department of Energy to research and design a cheaper and more efficient solar energy system. The work focuses on refining a specific type of utility-scale solar energy technology that uses mirrors to reflect and concentrate sunlight onto a receiver on [...]

NDRC approves Silk Road Fund’s investment proposal for Dubai 700MW Concentrated Solar Power plant

On May 17th, the National Development and Reform Commission(NDRC) approved Silk Road Fund’s filing for the investment in Dubai 700MW CSP plant , which is an important stage in the early procedure of Silk Road Fund’s investment in this project. On March 20th, CSPPLAZA exclusively reported that Silk Road Fund [...]

2018-05-21T13:00:38+00:00 21-05-2018|Categories: BREAKING NEWS, NEWS, Sin categoría, Storage, Top News|Tags: , , |

China Shouhang Dunhuang 100 MW molten salt Solar Tower CSP Plant completed its civil work

Recently, civil work of Shouhang Dunhuang 2nd phase of 100MW molten salt CSP tower project was successfully completed and entered the installation process. Project database: Shouhang Dunhuang 100MW Molten Salt Tower CSP Project   The CSP Plant started its preliminary work in 2014. The foundation stone laying ceremony was held [...]

2018-05-21T12:54:24+00:00 21-05-2018|Categories: BREAKING NEWS, Documents, NEWS, Sin categoría, Top News|Tags: , , |

Collaboration between Cleanergy and Masen in Concentrated Solar Power (CSP) and Thermal Energy Storage (TES)

Swedish solar technology firm Cleanergy has announced joint collaboration with Masen (Moroccan Agency for Sustainable Energy) to step up their joint quest for low cost solar energy storage. Storage of renewable energy for on-demand distribution of cost competitive and clean electricity is key for fossil-free power generation, said a statement [...]

Cerro Dominador Closes $758 Million Financing For The First Concentrated Solar Power Plant in Latin America

Cerro Dominador, a Chilean company owned by investment funds managed by EIG Global Energy Partners ("EIG"), announced today the signing of the financing for its Concentrated Solar Power plant (CSP) located in the Atacama desert, in Chile. This milestone will allow the company to finalize the construction of the first [...]